Conwell Russell Middle School

  • Conwell Russell Middle School serves 414 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Conwell Russell Middle School's student population of 414 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Conwell Russell Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Conwell Russell Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2250 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
43%
11%
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Black
36%
15%
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White
9%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Conwell Russell Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.680.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Conwell Russell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I am in 6th grade at Hackett Elementary School and I would love to attend Conwell next year.
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5  
I am glad to see that Conwell is continuing to hold students to an academic and social standard that helps with the real world. I graduated in 1988 and not a year goes by that I don't think of the experiences Conwell afforded me. Their teachers were top notch and very caring. They challenged me and always gave praise and recognition to students who excelled. I am glad for the diversity of the staff and students. It was exposure to other cultures that has allowed me to be a professional today.The availability of extracurricular activities allowed everyone to be popular in areas of music, art, theater and dance. It was the best! And from what I have read it still stands out from the rest! God Bless Conwell Midmagnets school, faculty, and all alumni!
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